Jessica Turfrey : Bachelor of Sport, Health and Human Performance (BSHHP)
Jessica Turfrey will be studying sports and leisure for her first year of study here at Waikato University. Jessica Turfrey was stroke seat of the New Zealand Junior womens quadruple sculls that travelled to the world championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands. As part of a team of four Jessica reached a great achievement in gaining fourth place, with only a second of third, in the world championships. Due to these successes Jessica was named as part of the Waikato Regional Performance team (WRPC) where she will be training with some of the best rowers in the country to further her capabilities in rowing. Although having such a successful New Zealand Junior campaign, Jessica still seeks for more within rowing and has her sights set on making the New Zealand under 21 rowing team as her next big target within rowing. Jessica came from Hawkes Bay originally, and went to the well respected school of Hastings Girls where she was seen as a sports leader within the school. Jessica however was known for being a competitive House captain at Hastings Girls where she took this role with great pride.